Archives for June 2011

4th of July in FC

Ya…those things. They’ve actually become a pretty rare commodity in San Mateo county. The truth is, Foster City has the only real fireworks show in the county this year…again! Pretty exciting stuff. Not only are there fireworks, but there’s all kinds of fu n things to do in Foster City on Monday. Included in this […]

A Little Chilly

Well, this is not really the kind of chilly I was thinking about. The kind I was thinking about sort of represents cold rather than hot. Not freezing or icy mind you…but chilly none the less.  What I’m talking about, of course, is the 2011 Foster City real estate market. Not as cold as it […]

Funky Foto Contest Winner Week 159

Well, this one seems to have been a little harder! Still, many of you got it. It’s of course the gazebo and chess table at Ketch Park. Congratulations to Pak Hui who arrived first and wins the $30.00 gift card to Peets Coffee. Also answring correctly was Dana Ferri, Ellen, Edna, J Kwan, Leslie and […]

New Dating Standards!

Only at The Onion!

Funky Foto Contest Week 159

Nice little, quiet place to hang out, huh? Right here in Foster City too. This week’s question is simply, where is this quiet little gazebo? If you’re first to answer that you’ll win a $30.00 gift card to Peet’s Coffee.  All the rules of the road are available to view on the left hand margin as […]

Is It As Is, Or Isn’t It As Is?

Say that 5 times real fast! Believe it or not, there once was a time when writing an offer “As Is” was relatively rare. Even in 2011 most offers I’ve seen and written are of the “As Is” variety. Most of the reason for this is because, in this area at least, sellers, for the […]


Very often I’ll meet with buyers about to embark on this journey to buy a home, and many times it’s their first time doing so, and they seem to have an attitude that they need to win in the process of getting the place. It’s like its some big competition and its them vs the […]

Funky Foto Contest Winner Week 158

Great knowledge this week folks! Congratulations to Larissa Lindval who arrived first and nailed Lantern Cove as Friday’s pic. Great job Larissa! Also answering correctly were Alex O, Dana Ferri, Suju, Suresh, Pak, Sanjay, Mr. Toler himself, Jim S, Georgia, Bhagya, Amruta, Bill and Angela. Thanks for playing folks! See you again on Friday!

The Dad Life

Yep…pretty close to the truth!

Funky Foto Contest Week 158

It’s actually been kind of hot in the last few days…I thought this fountain shot was kind of refreshing! This weeks question…where exactly is this fountain? If you’re first to answer that you’ll win a $30.00 gift card to Noah’s Bagels. All the rules of the road are available to view on the left hand […]